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2012 Presidential Election

LOOK: Florida Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the Florida election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate race and House contests and how citizens...

Final Forecast, or Rather Lack Thereof

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 01.06.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the past, I have based my forecasts on the number of FoxNews TV viewers as opposed to the the number viewing the MSNBC/CNN combination. But the influence of television has waned and we all know that the number of people getting their news online has surged.

Comfort Wines for Election Day 2012

Rolfe Hanson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Taste
Rolfe Hanson

Will Wednesday bring clarity to the nation, or will the final vote tally be delayed for weeks to come? For red wine drinkers, these times demand an unwavering glass. I've narrowed it to wines from three dependable producers.

Super Hero Presidential Poll (Video)

Tim Young | Posted 01.06.2013 | Comedy
Tim Young

With all the "real people" polls going around, who has taken the time to ask the Super Heroes what they think? I certainly have. I went to Wizard World ComicCon in Austin and asked the critical questions of our "heroes."

LOOK: Kentucky Election Results

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Below you can find the Kentucky election results for the 2012 presidential election and the state's House races. Kentucky and its eight electoral v...

LOOK: Indiana Election Results

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the Indiana election results for the 2012 presidential election as well as for the state's Senate and House contests. Ind...

LIVE UPDATES: Election Results Roll In

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

As the election results for 2012 roll in, this is your spot for live updates on the outcome of the presidential race, congressional contests and news ...

HuffPost Editor's Election Day Debacle

Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Sasha Bronner

Today marks the third time I have been allowed to vote in a presidential election. After finally reaching the table where they hand you your ballot, everything stopped. My name was not on the register.

Where To Watch The 2012 Presidential Election Results

Posted 11.06.2012 | New York

The Bell House Where: 149 7th Street, Brooklyn; (718) 643-6510 What: Comedian Liam McEneaney hosts election night festivities at The Bell House on ...

Student Voters Joke About 'Democratic' Blue Sky In Boulder

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 11.06.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. BOULDER– Students make up a key voting bloc for Democrats this year, as they did in 2008 and, accor...

Marginalizing American Women to Second Class Status

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

To keep hearing the same political debates around our country regarding abortion, women's pay, and women's health is so surreal that sometimes I feel like a time-traveling protagonist in a sci-fi film, in which I missed a turn and went back a century.

Post 50s Sound Off On Election Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Fifty

In case you’ve been living under a rock or getting an early start on hibernating, today is Election Day! This year’s race has been tremendously cl...

Crafty Ways To Rock Your Vote

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.07.2012 | HuffPost Home

We searched around for some of the best Obama and Romney crafts.

A Vote for Civility and Common Purpose

E. Gordon Gee | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
E. Gordon Gee

We all know that campaigns can be vitriolic. But none, it seems, have been as polarizing or highly charged as this. Over the past year, I have often asked myself: What has happened to the art of civility and the value of compromise?

Final Countdown: 2012, By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Whether you're talking about cash on hand or the path to 270, all elections boil down to hard numbers. Here at HuffPost, we've been adding, subtractin...

Former Prisoners Can Vote!

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.06.2013 | Crime
Anthony Papa

Millions of people convicted of felonies will be barred from voting in the upcoming presidential election. This is a mind-boggling number of people who will be disenfranchised. The most alarming aspect is that many of them are eligible to vote but don't know it.

PHOTOS: Candidates Cast Ballots, You Should Too

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

It's time to vote, America. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, as well as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his run...

'I Trust the People'

Bob Liff | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
Bob Liff

The answer is not to do away with the Electoral College, but to change, like what exists in Nebraska and Maine, where two Electoral College votes are awarded to the winner of the state's popular vote, and the rest allocated based on congressional districts.

Are Republicans Rallying for Obama? Why Obama's GOP Endorsements Had Everything to Do With Likability

Dave Kerpen | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Dave Kerpen

While President Obama toured the destruction of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey, Mitt Romney stayed dry, spending the last precious moments of Election 2012 in swing states to herd loose voters onto his turf.

Who Is Running For President? (The 2012 Edition)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Who is running for president? Barack Obama and Mitt Romney aren't the only candidates vying for the White House on Election Day. In addition to...

Mayhem At The Polls Mires 2012 Elections

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Election Day is upon us, and many voters across the country are experiencing problems casting their ballots. Problems have arisen throughout the early...

Rock the Vote: 8 Reasons Why Young Americans Should Re-Elect President Obama

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
Oscar Raymundo

1. Forget about the deficit, the problem is personal debt: Whereas the national deficit will probably never affect us on a personal level, credit card debt has been the real financial detriment of my generation.

America Will Be Sober in the Morning: Why Obama Will Win

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

America is already sobering. Come Wednesday, Obama will no longer be an embattled incumbent, just President Obama once more. Romney will still be Romney.

Sympathy For The Undecided Voter (LISTEN)

Posted 11.06.2012 | MarloThomas

NPR satirists Bruce Kluger and David Slavin did a hilarious parody on the plight of the undecided voter for the 2004 presidential election, and it sti...

North Carolina Close On Election Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

North Carolina will be closely watched on Election Day as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney compete for the state's 15 electoral votes. The latest poll...